Animal Sciences, M.Phil. | University of Nottingham | Nottingham, United Kingdom
12 months
28700 GBP/year
4850 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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We have an international reputation for our work in animal science. We focus on the areas of animal reproduction, development and production. Our research in the area of animal production covers major livestock species. We work on feed efficiency and sustainability in ruminant and non-ruminant systems. Animal Sciences is offered at University of Nottingham.


Key facts

We have expertise in dairy science with focus on nutritional strategies for enhancing animal health. Our expertise is being applied to the need for novel and sustainable approaches to increase food production.

The School of Biosciences research website contains more information on the animal and livestock research group and academic contact details.

Animal Sciences is offered at University of Nottingham.


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Expert staff will work with you to explore PhD career options and apply for vacancies, develop your interview skills and meet employers. You can book a one-to-one appointment, take an online course or attend a workshop.

Programme Structure

Specific research areas:

  • Oocyte development
  • Follicle/oocyte interactions
  • Ovarian tissues and biophysics
  • Maternal recognition of pregnancy
  • Social influences
  • Nutritional influences
  • Subfertility in dairy cattle
  • Follicle growth and oocyte production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For postgraduate courses not starting in fall, the deadline is typically six weeks before the course start date.


480 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject or 2:2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject with a Merit at masters. Other qualifications may also be accepted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4850 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • International: £28,700 or £34,000 depending on the nature of your project

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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